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Elyse's Country Journal


REALITY SETS IN

Today was a beautiful day for a 4-mile hike in the forests of the Berkshire mountains. The weather, here in Western Massachusetts, was blue bird perfect – clear, sunny, moderate temperature for November. I think a lot of people went hiking or walking or watched football or cooked a nice dinner or visited friends and […]

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THE DAY AFTER – doing the work

Many of you have been tweeting and texting, thanking me for the “words of wisdom” in my blog and Facebook posts yesterday. I appreciate the positive feedback. But some of you have also been asking what I meant by “doing the work.” This doesn’t surprise me. Two years ago in June, I was scheduled to […]

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CELEBRATE IMPERMANENCE

My husband of 24 years died 10 years ago today, November 9, 2016, the day that Donald Trump has been elected, despite many expectations to the contrary, to the presidency of the United States.  I have learned that everything changes, that in an instant, that which you thought would always be there for you, is […]

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